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HER Number:MDV78785
Name:Hut circle in settlement to the south of Royal Hill

Summary

A small hut circle in unenclosed settlement south of Royal Hill. This site is on the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 624 713
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Walling remains of Bronze Age hut circle settlement south-east of Royal Hill, consisting of at least eight hut circles and part of an enclosure

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2200 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Fletcher, M. J., 1989, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV237663.

Hut circle F: a hut-circle levelled into the slope at SX62427131 and adjacent to the enclosure wall. It is 3.0 meters in internal diameter with rubble walling, 1.7 meters wide and 0.4 meters high. A 2.0 meters gap occurs on the south-east side.


Gerrard, S., 2004, List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor (Un-published). SDV345444.

This site was considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument during the Monument Protection Programme. The programme ended before the entire list of sites was successfully scheduled so this is included on a local list of Nationally Important Sites.


English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345521.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV237663Report - Survey: Fletcher, M. J.. 1989. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Field/Recording In. Unknown.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #105603 ]
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV12965Part of: Settlement south of Royal Hill (Monument)
MDV78786Related to: Hut circle in settlement south of Royal Hill (Monument)
MDV78787Related to: Hut circle in settlement south of Royal Hill (Monument)
MDV78788Related to: Hut circle in settlement south of Royal Hill (Monument)
MDV78789Related to: Hut circle in settlement south of Royal Hill (Monument)
MDV78790Related to: Hut circle in settlement south of Royal Hill (Monument)
MDV78684Related to: Hut circle in settlement south of Royal Hill (Monument)
MDV78782Related to: Hut circle in settlement to the south of Royal Hill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 17 2010 9:20AM